King James Version
Thy servant will go a little way over Jordan with the king: and why should the king recompense it me with such a reward?
Darby Bible Translation
Thy servant will go a little way over the Jordan with the king; and why should the king recompense it to me with this reward?
World English Bible
Your servant would but just go over the Jordan with the king. Why should the king repay me with such a reward?
Young's Literal Translation
As a little thing, thy servant doth pass over the Jordan with the king, and why doth the king recompense me this recompense?
2 Samuel 19:36 Parallel
CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Thy servant will go a little way over Jordan with the king: and why should the king recompense it me with such a reward?2 Samuel 19:36 Parallel Commentaries
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate, …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Samuel 19:35
I am this day fourscore years old: and can I discern between good and evil? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king?
2 Samuel 19:37
Let thy servant, I pray thee, turn back again, that I may die in mine own city, and be buried by the grave of my father and of my mother. But behold thy servant Chimham; let him go over with my lord the king; and do to him what shall seem good unto thee.
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